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Online Orthodontic Treatment

Published on March 14, 2024

Fairwood and Mercer Island Orthodontics

You may have recently noticed that online direct-to-consumer companies have been making orthodontic treatment sound quick, easy, and affordable. While it may sound like a good idea to save money and purchase your clear aligners directly online. The reality is…you aren’t getting the treatment for less. You are simply purchasing a product and opting out of the many important aspects that make orth...[more]

Unlocking Confidence with Adult Orthodontics

Published on February 07, 2024
Orthodontic treatment isn't just for teenagers anymore. In recent years, more and more adults are seeking orthodontic care to improve their smiles and overall oral health. Adult orthodontics offers numerous benefits beyond just cosmetic enhancements.

One of the primary benefits of adult orthodontics is the improvement in oral health. Misaligned teeth can make it difficult to clean properly, leadin...[more]

Preparing for Orthodontic Treatment

Published on January 11, 2024
Embarking on the journey to a straighter and healthier smile through orthodontic treatment is an exciting endeavor. Whether you're about to get braces or aligners, proper preparation can make the process smoother and more comfortable.

Before diving into orthodontic treatment, take the time to understand the process and what to expect. Research different types of braces or aligners, familiarize ...[more]

Your Toothbrush is a Powerful Tool

Published on December 11, 2023
For those undergoing braces treatment, maintaining oral health is paramount. One often overlooked, yet crucial aspect, is the regular replacement of your toothbrush. This seemingly mundane practice holds the key to preserving the integrity of your braces as well as the overall health of your teeth and gums.

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends replacing your toothbrush every three to ...[more]